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5 Landscape Architects To Turn Your Backyard Into A Paradise

Lauren Gruber | July 15, 2020 | Home & Real Estate Home & Real Estate


A Chestnut Hill classic by Amy Martin Landscape Design

1. Amy Martin Landscape Design

Counting down the days until you can visit a museum again? Amy Martin and her team of talented designers can create artwork right in your backyard. Known for their gardens inspired by Sonia Delaunay and Wassily Kandinsky, Amy Martin’s designs add flair to your home with a focus on sustainability. 1 Pleasant St., Ste. 6, Cohasset


An Asian-inspired garden by Amy Martin Landscape Design

2. Gregory Lombardi Design

Cambridge-based designer Gregory Lombardi will help you create an exquisite outdoor space to relish in during the summer. His designs offer elements to breathe life into your home, such as koi ponds, elegant lap pools and lush floral gardens. He and his team are dedicated to giving customers a refuge to escape to while practicing social distancing. 2235 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

3. Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC

Working from home hasn’t prevented Matthew Cunningham and his team from designing innovative gardens and green spaces. Their tranquil, custom water fountains, vivid perennial gardens and cozy fire tables are tailored to transform your outdoor spaces into a visually stunning and functional work of art that fits your lifestyle. 411 Main St., Stoneham

4. Perennial Gardens

Take a walk though Back Bay, and you’re almost guaranteed to stumble upon one of Perennial Gardens’ sensational creations, adding vibrancy to the city blocks. Whether you’re looking to add to your home garden, estate or even rooftop deck, the variety of expertly crafted designs will fit your needs. The company’s latest innovation, Boston’s Victory Gardens, brings vegetable, herb and flower gardens to your home through contactless delivery, making it simpler than ever to safely enjoy your outdoor spaces. 229 Berkeley St.


A twilit, poolside backyard by ZEN Associates

5. ZEN Associates

The designers behind the gardens at Back Bay’s George Robert White Memorial, New York’s Peace Bell Garden and restoring the Museum of Fine Arts Tenshin-en Garden can bring the craftsmanship of these celebrated public creations to your backyard, rooftop or estate garden. ZEN Associates’ award-winning landscape services offer designs as lavish as they are practical, such as stone-adorned outdoor showers and statement-making fireplaces to help you make the most of your time at home. 10 Micro Drive, Woburn

Photography by: Photos by Rosemary Fletcher, Millicent Harvey, Nat Rea